Calendar of Events

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Torah Study 9:45 am
Torah Study
Feb 1 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Bar Mitzvah: Joss Okun 4:30 pm
Bar Mitzvah: Joss Okun
Feb 1 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
<i>Bar Mitzvah</i>: Joss Okun
Parents-     Allyn & Andrea Okun Sibling-      Zoe School-      Lincoln Elementary School Mitzvah Project-  Volunteered with a challenger baseball league helping children with disabilities play baseball.
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Adult Ed 9:30 am
Adult Ed
Feb 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
Please visit our webpage for class lists and descriptions.  
Adult Ed: Sacred Symphonies: Music As Midrash 9:30 am
Adult Ed: Sacred Symphonies: Music As Midrash
Feb 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Sacred Symphonies: Music As Midrash Rabbi Don Rossoff SUNDAYS | JAN. 26, FEB. 2, 9 | 9:30 AM The Bible has inspired creative midrash (interpretation) not just by ancient rabbis but by musicians, artists and poets throughout the ages, including modern Jewish classical composers. In this three-part class, we will listen to and analyze three Biblically based modern compositions: Bloch’s ...
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Feb 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
 
Adult Ed: Life Stories & Legacy: Our Jewish Journeys A Three-Part Series on Faith & Writing 10:45 am
Adult Ed: Life Stories & Legacy: Our Jewish Journeys A Three-Part Series on Faith & Writing
Feb 2 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Adult Ed: Life Stories & Legacy: Our Jewish Journeys A Three-Part Series on Faith & Writing
Life Stories & Legacy: Our Jewish Journeys A Three-Part Series on Faith & Writing Ellen Blum Barish SUNDAYS | JAN. 26, FEB. 2, 9 | 10:45 AM Part I: The Legacy Letters In this workshop, we will read excerpts from older texts to get a feel for how values and ethics have been articulated over the years. We will identify ...
Reproductive Rights and Jewish Values Brunch 10:45 am
Reproductive Rights and Jewish Values Brunch
Feb 2 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Reproductive Rights and Jewish Values Brunch Hosted by Women of Temple Sholom Rabbi Shoshanah Conover   Advance registration is required.  Register online or contact Emma Harmon
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Spotlight on the World – JCC Meet-up 10:00 am
Spotlight on the World – JCC Meet-up @ Temple Sholom of Chicago
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Spotlight on the World JCC Meet-up Mondays 10:00 – 11:00 AM A group for men and women who are interested in a round table discussion with a leader about world events. EVERYONE welcome! Questions: contact Sid Kaplan at 773-348-1740.  
Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
Feb 3 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Intro to Judiasm 6:45 pm
Intro to Judiasm
Feb 3 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Introduction to Judaism Rabbi Rossoff, Rabbi Conover, Rabbi Gellman, Cantor Ben-David, and Jay Rapoport, RJE MONDAY EVENINGS DEC. 2 – MAY 4 | 6:45 – 8:45 PM Introduction to Judaism is an 18-week overview of Judaism providing a more extensive opportunity to learn about Jewish history, traditions, holidays and life cycle ceremonies. Participants will gain comfort and familiarity with the ...
Taste of Judaism 6:45 pm
Taste of Judaism
Feb 3 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
A free, 3-session class for beginners — Jewish or not — that explores the topics of Jewish spirituality, ethics and community values that will be offered three times this year, in fall, winter and spring. This class is designed for those who would like to explore or re-explore the foundations of our tradition and are looking for an entry into ...
Monthly Film Night: Germans and Jews 7:00 pm
Monthly Film Night: Germans and Jews
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly Film Night: <i>Germans and Jews</i>
Germany is one of the most democratic societies in the world, and has the fastest growing Jewish community in Europe. This never could have been imagined in 1945. Through personal stories, the film explores the country’s transformation from silence about the Holocaust to facing it head on.
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Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud 8:30 am
Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud
Feb 4 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Join our Rabbis to study a page of Talmud each week in Tractate Ta’anit from the Babylonian Talmud. Over this year-long course, we will explore the stories and meaning within the pages and sharpen our Talmud skills that will culminate in a Siyyum (a celebration of conclusion) as we will finish the tractate in one year.
Al-Anon Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Group
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Midweek Hebrew 4:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 4 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Feb 5 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Jewish Rock Radio Chicago Sings Concert 7:00 pm
Jewish Rock Radio Chicago Sings Concert
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm
Join us for an unforgettable night of collaborative original Jewish music featuring local musical talent from the city and beyond! Hosted by Temple Sholom of Chicago and cosponsored by local synagogues, day schools, camps and organizations. Reception to follow concert!
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Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE 1:00 pm
Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too… Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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Downtown Talmud Study 12:00 pm
Downtown Talmud Study
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Meets at the offices of TradeLink LLC in Hyatt center (71 South Wacker, Floor 19). Make Talmud study a fixed habit. RSVP needed in advance to be on security list.
Tu Bishvat Tot Shabbat 5:00 pm
Tu Bishvat Tot Shabbat
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Tot Services are perfectly designed for families with children under 5 years old to engage with tradition through favorite songs, fun stories, and meaningful moments. We invite Chicagoland families to join our youngest congregants and Gan Shalom students to celebrate Shabbat and holidays with our clergy/education team and Gan Shalom Early Childhood staff! Services include a meal or craft project, ...
Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
Feb 7 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Shabbat Service 6:15 pm
Shabbat Service @ Temple Sholom of Chicago
Feb 7 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Oneg 7:30 pm
Oneg
Feb 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Torah Study 9:45 am
Torah Study
Feb 8 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Bar Mitzvah: Emmet Lippitz 4:30 pm
Bar Mitzvah: Emmet Lippitz
Feb 8 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
<i>Bar Mitzvah</i>: Emmet Lippitz
Parents:     Stefen & Kristi Lippitz Siblings:    Belle, Lev & Aviva School:       Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School Mitzvah Project:    Volunteered with Keshet helping children with disabilities play various sport and activities.
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Adult Ed 9:30 am
Adult Ed
Feb 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
Please visit our webpage for class lists and descriptions.  
Adult Ed: Sacred Symphonies: Music As Midrash 9:30 am
Adult Ed: Sacred Symphonies: Music As Midrash
Feb 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Sacred Symphonies: Music As Midrash Rabbi Don Rossoff SUNDAYS | JAN. 26, FEB. 2, 9 | 9:30 AM The Bible has inspired creative midrash (interpretation) not just by ancient rabbis but by musicians, artists and poets throughout the ages, including modern Jewish classical composers. In this three-part class, we will listen to and analyze three Biblically based modern compositions: Bloch’s ...
Feed the Hungry 9:30 am
Feed the Hungry
Feb 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Feb 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
 
Adult Ed: Life Stories & Legacy: Our Jewish Journeys A Three-Part Series on Faith & Writing 10:45 am
Adult Ed: Life Stories & Legacy: Our Jewish Journeys A Three-Part Series on Faith & Writing
Feb 9 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Adult Ed: Life Stories & Legacy: Our Jewish Journeys A Three-Part Series on Faith & Writing
Life Stories & Legacy: Our Jewish Journeys A Three-Part Series on Faith & Writing Ellen Blum Barish SUNDAYS | JAN. 26, FEB. 2, 9 | 10:45 AM Part I: The Legacy Letters In this workshop, we will read excerpts from older texts to get a feel for how values and ethics have been articulated over the years. We will identify ...
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Spotlight on the World – JCC Meet-up 10:00 am
Spotlight on the World – JCC Meet-up @ Temple Sholom of Chicago
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Spotlight on the World JCC Meet-up Mondays 10:00 – 11:00 AM A group for men and women who are interested in a round table discussion with a leader about world events. EVERYONE welcome! Questions: contact Sid Kaplan at 773-348-1740.  
Special Pre-Valentine’s Monday Meal 3:00 pm
Special Pre-Valentine’s Monday Meal
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a pre-Valentine’s Monday Meal with seating up to 100 guests. Extra volunteers needed. Click here to sign up.
Intro to Judiasm 6:45 pm
Intro to Judiasm
Feb 10 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Introduction to Judaism Rabbi Rossoff, Rabbi Conover, Rabbi Gellman, Cantor Ben-David, and Jay Rapoport, RJE MONDAY EVENINGS DEC. 2 – MAY 4 | 6:45 – 8:45 PM Introduction to Judaism is an 18-week overview of Judaism providing a more extensive opportunity to learn about Jewish history, traditions, holidays and life cycle ceremonies. Participants will gain comfort and familiarity with the ...
Taste of Judaism 6:45 pm
Taste of Judaism
Feb 10 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
A free, 3-session class for beginners — Jewish or not — that explores the topics of Jewish spirituality, ethics and community values that will be offered three times this year, in fall, winter and spring. This class is designed for those who would like to explore or re-explore the foundations of our tradition and are looking for an entry into ...
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Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud 8:30 am
Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud
Feb 11 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Join our Rabbis to study a page of Talmud each week in Tractate Ta’anit from the Babylonian Talmud. Over this year-long course, we will explore the stories and meaning within the pages and sharpen our Talmud skills that will culminate in a Siyyum (a celebration of conclusion) as we will finish the tractate in one year.
Al-Anon Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Group
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Midweek Hebrew 4:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 11 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Feb 12 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Israel Speaker Series: Ariella Rada 7:00 pm
Israel Speaker Series: Ariella Rada
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm
Israel Speaker Series: Ariella Rada
Hear about her experience as an Ethiopian Jew living in Israel and her thoughts on the current political climate, the #metoo movement and more!
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Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE 1:00 pm
Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too… Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
Feb 14 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Shabbat Service 6:15 pm
Shabbat Service @ Temple Sholom of Chicago
Feb 14 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Oneg 7:30 pm
Oneg
Feb 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud 8:30 am
Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud
Feb 18 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Join our Rabbis to study a page of Talmud each week in Tractate Ta’anit from the Babylonian Talmud. Over this year-long course, we will explore the stories and meaning within the pages and sharpen our Talmud skills that will culminate in a Siyyum (a celebration of conclusion) as we will finish the tractate in one year.
Al-Anon Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Group
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Midweek Hebrew 4:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 18 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Feb 19 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE 1:00 pm
Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too… Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
Feb 21 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Shabbat Service 6:15 pm
Shabbat Service @ Temple Sholom of Chicago
Feb 21 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Oneg 7:30 pm
Oneg
Feb 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Torah Study 9:45 am
Torah Study
Feb 22 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Bar Mitzvah: Leo Spiegel 10:30 am
Bar Mitzvah: Leo Spiegel
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
<i>Bar Mitzvah</i>: Leo Spiegel
Parent:      Matt & Marnie Spiegel Sibling:     Penny School:      Hamilton Elementary School Mitzvah Project:    Worked with the Kidz Express program to provide weekend meals for children in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood.
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Adult Ed 9:30 am
Adult Ed
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
Please visit our webpage for class lists and descriptions.  
Jewish History of Chicago: Jews, Housing and the Contract Buyers League 9:30 am
Jewish History of Chicago: Jews, Housing and the Contract Buyers League
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Jewish History of Chicago: Jews, Housing and the Contract Buyers League Rabbi Aryeh Bernstein SUNDAY | FEB. 23 | 9:30 AM Learn from Rabbi Aryeh Bernstein, Director of the Justice Fellowship in Chicago & Educational Consultant for the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs, about the complicated role Jews have had. Click here to register.
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
 
Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month Presentation: History of Jewish Chicago – Friedman Place 10:45 am
Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month Presentation: History of Jewish Chicago – Friedman Place
Feb 23 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month Presentation: History of Jewish Chicago – Friedman Place
Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month Presentation: History of Jewish Chicago – Friedman Place Alexander Brown SUNDAY | FEB. 23 | 10:45 AM Come learn about the history of Friedman Place and how it changed – along with its Jewish character – over nearly nine decades to its current incarnation as a modern nonprofit specially designed to serve the needs of people ...
Junior Congregation 11:30 am
Junior Congregation
Feb 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Jk-2nd Grade Families are invited to join their Sunday School students at Junior Congregation.
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Spotlight on the World – JCC Meet-up 10:00 am
Spotlight on the World – JCC Meet-up @ Temple Sholom of Chicago
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Spotlight on the World JCC Meet-up Mondays 10:00 – 11:00 AM A group for men and women who are interested in a round table discussion with a leader about world events. EVERYONE welcome! Questions: contact Sid Kaplan at 773-348-1740.  
Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
Feb 24 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Intro to Judiasm 6:45 pm
Intro to Judiasm
Feb 24 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Introduction to Judaism Rabbi Rossoff, Rabbi Conover, Rabbi Gellman, Cantor Ben-David, and Jay Rapoport, RJE MONDAY EVENINGS DEC. 2 – MAY 4 | 6:45 – 8:45 PM Introduction to Judaism is an 18-week overview of Judaism providing a more extensive opportunity to learn about Jewish history, traditions, holidays and life cycle ceremonies. Participants will gain comfort and familiarity with the ...
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Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud 8:30 am
Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud
Feb 25 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Join our Rabbis to study a page of Talmud each week in Tractate Ta’anit from the Babylonian Talmud. Over this year-long course, we will explore the stories and meaning within the pages and sharpen our Talmud skills that will culminate in a Siyyum (a celebration of conclusion) as we will finish the tractate in one year.
Al-Anon Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Group
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Midweek Hebrew 4:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 25 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Feb 26 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE 1:00 pm
Game Day sponsored by Temple Sholom, JCC and CJE
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too… Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
Feb 28 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Shabbat Service 6:15 pm
Shabbat Service @ Temple Sholom of Chicago
Feb 28 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Oneg 7:30 pm
Oneg
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Torah Study 9:45 am
Torah Study
Feb 29 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Bat Mitzvah: Kathryn Greenbaum 10:30 am
Bat Mitzvah: Kathryn Greenbaum
Feb 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
<i>Bat Mitzvah</i>: Kathryn Greenbaum
Parents:  Jeffrey & Felicia Greenbaum Sibling:  Gabrielle School:  Blaine Elementary School Mitzvah Project:  Volunteered as a VIP buddy to help developmentally disabled children play and enjoy soccer.
Mindful Jewish Aging 2:00 pm
Mindful Jewish Aging
Feb 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join Mindful Jewish Aging to explore the spiritual gifts of life after fifty. This group meets  to study, schmooze, eat, sing and investigate this rewarding period of life using ancient and modern texts, poetry, art and music.
Bar Mitzvah: Jack Calisoff 4:30 pm
Bar Mitzvah: Jack Calisoff
Feb 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
<i>Bar Mitzvah</i>: Jack Calisoff
Parents:  Adam & Nikki Calisoff Siblings: Benjamin, Samuel & Aaron School:  Franklin Fine Arts School Mitzvah Project: Volunteered with The Ark Thanksgiving deliveries.
pre–PURIMPALOOZA PARTY 7:00 pm
pre–PURIMPALOOZA PARTY
Feb 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
pre–PURIMPALOOZA PARTY 2020 SATURDAY | FEB. 29, 2020 | 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM | 21+ OVER at Bettie Port Hall $150/Couple Includes cocktails and food for two , & raffle & reserved onsite parking $54/Person Includes food and cocktails for one $36/Person Includes food and cocktails for one Get ready for a night full of music, costumes, dancing and ...